Columns of 2012 Contest Winners

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Following are PDFs or links to the winning columns of the six 2012 first-place winners in the annual contest of the National Society of Newspaper Columnists. Each entrant was required to submit three columns originally published in 2011. Category A.…

Columnists Find Doubletalk a Payne

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MACON, Ga. — Georgia-based entertainer Durwood “Mr. Doubletalk” Fincher punk’d participants at the 36th annual conference of the National Society of Newspaper Columnists on the event’s first day, Friday, May 4, 2012. Posing as his character Dr. Robert Payne, a…

Fare Thee Well Address

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By Ben S. Pollock President, National Society of Newspaper Columnists   Dear Larry, [NSNC Vice President Laurence D. Cohen is on the slate of nominees for the May 6 election, for 2012-14 president.] This, the columnists presidency, has been a…